TWIB – Talking, Studying, Mailing and Drinking

This Week in Beer (TWIB) is a feature where I’ll highlight some craft beers I had during this past week mixed with some related (and unrelated) thoughts. Yes, it’s a play on the name of the show This Week in Baseball which I grew up on and loved.

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted a TWIB but that doesn’t mean craft beer has been quiet. Here are some recent happenings to me, my blog and the beer world.

I’m a Glass Half Full Kinda Guy

I finally got to sit down for a few pints at Glass Half Full Taproom in Ashburn, Virginia. It is a small bar inside the new Alamo Drafthouse movie theater. No movie ticket is required to enter and the bar is well worth going to even if you aren’t planning on seeing a movie. It has about 15-20 barstools and ten or so tables surrounded by a rugged wood decor.  The staff is highly knowledgeable about their beer. They have 32 taps of which most rotate regularly.
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Conversations with Beer Bloggers Episode 1 – The Beer Babe

It’s here! Check out the first episode of Conversations with Beer Bloggers where we meet The Beer Babe, Carla Companion.

Look out for the next conversation with Bryan Roth coming soon.

Announcing Conversations with Beer Bloggers

It is with my pleasure to announce a new weekly video series on Short On Beer called “Conversations with Beer Bloggers” where we’ll meet beer bloggers from across the country and put a face and voice to the words we read everyday.

Announcing Conversations with Beer Bloggers

Tell one, tell all. Look for the first episode early next week with Carla Companion aka The Beer Babe.